Big Baby?

Today, we got to catch a glimpse of Baby C!  My doctor ordered a growth ultrasound since my fundal height is measuring ahead of schedule.  Just like at our 20-week ultrasound, he’s measuring about one week ahead of schedule.  But this time they said that he’s measuring at 29 weeks, 4 days “give or take two weeks.”  WHAT DOES THAT EVEN MEAN?!

At over 3 pounds, I’m afraid that he’s going to be a huge baby.  I read somewhere that babies gain about a half pound each week…and I have 11 weeks left per my due date.  That would mean I’d give birth to a 9.5 pound baby!!!  Yikes.

Does anyone know if 3 pounds at 28 weeks is big?  It seems that way per some online and book resources I’ve looked at…

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